|Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen|
Northanger Abbey follows Catherine Morland and family friends Mr. and Mrs. Allen as they visit Bath, England. Seventeen year-old Catherine spends her time visiting newly-made friends, such as Isabella Thorpe, and going to balls. Catherine finds herself pursued by Isabella's brother John Thorpe (Catherine's brother James's friend from university), and by Henry Tilney. She also becomes friends with Eleanor Tilney, Henry's younger sister...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; austen; northanger; romance; regency
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|The Idea of Order at Key West - Wallace Stevens|
A poem by Wallace Stevens, read by Zachariah Wells.
Keywords: The Idea of Order at Key West; Wallace Stevens; Zachariah Wells
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|The Night Side of New York - Various|
LibriVox recording of The Night Side of New York by Various. Read by Grant Hurlock. This nonfiction collection of sketches, by "members of the New York press," takes the reader on a tour of 1866 New York City after dark, with stops along the way to vividly depict scenes ranging from the splendid to the squalid - but focusing largely on the latter! (Summary by Grant Hurlock) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or langua...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; journalism; reporter; newspaper; nightclub; gambling; prostitution; history; crime; theatre; pirates
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|Poor Miss Finch - Wilkie Collins|
LibriVox recording of Poor Miss Finch, by Wilkie Collins. Read by Sandra G. "Poor Miss Finch." That is what everyone calls the courageous protagonist of this book. In other words, "poor thing, she's blind, isn't it awful?" Ha! Lucilla Finch is the wisest of all the characters, in spite of, and perhaps because of, her blindness. This story is about her trials, tribulations and triumphs. She reminds me of myself...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance; blindness; sight; identity; deception
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